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High Cholesterol - I Have High Cholesterol, So What
While high cholesterol often has no symptoms, it can have detrimental effects, such as ... Just as plaques may block blood flow in the coronary arteries causing a ...
Five Foods to Help Raise Your HDL (Good Cholesterol)
Jun 10, 2014 ... Niacin (vitamin B3) is believed to block cholesterol production in the body. Although niacin in prescription supplement form appears to be most ...
Cholesterol Facts - Men's Health - About.com
Feb 27, 2014 ... LDL cholesterol (Low density lipoprotein) is considered the 'bad' cholesterol. This is the type that can block arteries. Cholesterol builds up ...
High Triglycerides and Your Stroke Risk - Cholesterol - About.com
While cholesterol itself has gotten much of the lime light when it comes to stroke ... If a plaque ruptures, the plaque fragments or blood clots can block the flow of ...
Smoking and Atherosclerosis (Heart Disease) - Smoking Cessation
Jul 8, 2014 ... Fatty substances such as cholesterol, cellular waste and calcium ... Fatty embolisms that block blood flow to the heart cause a heart attack.
Lower High Cholesterol With Herbs and Supplements
Jul 7, 2014 ... Natural treatments to lower high cholesterol, including supplements such ... They are similar in structure to cholesterol and may help block the ...
Statins and Grapefruit Drug Interactions - Cholesterol - About.com
May 16, 2014 ... Statins, also known as HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, lower cholesterol levels by blocking the enzyme HMG Co-A reductase. By doing so ...
Zocor or Simvastatin Is a Cholesterol Lowering Drug
Apr 30, 2012 ... Simvastatin, or Zocor, is a cholesterol-lowering drug that belongs to the ... Simvastatin blocks an enzyme called "3-hydroxy-3methylglutaryl ...
Low Cholesterol - Can Low Cholesterol Be Bad For You
However, and ischemic stroke (which is far more prevalent) occurs when clots or other material blocks blood flow to the brain -- cholesterol is a major source of ...
Lipitor or Atorvastatin Lowers Cholesterol - About.com
Feb 29, 2012 ... Atorvastatin, or Lipitor, is a cholesterol-lowering drug that belongs to the statin ... Atorvastatin blocks the enzyme 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl ...
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